Contact Us

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts
10 E. Baltimore Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-752-8632
bopacommunications@gmail.com 

Staff Directory

EXECUTIVE

Chief Executive Officer
Donna Drew Sawyer

Deputy Director, Administration
Randi Norris

Chief Development Officer
Don Nelson

ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Lenora Henry, MPA

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Michelle Russell

Director of Financial Operations
Brian Wentz
 

ATTRACTIONS AND ARTIST STUDIOS 
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, School 33 Art Center, Top of the World Observation Level, and The Cloisters

Director of Facilities
Annie Applegarth

Facilities Administrator/Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower/School 33
Eliza Kurtz


ARTS & PROGRAMMING

Arts Council, Arts Education and Public Art

Director of the Arts Council
Jocquelyn Downs

Community Arts and Special Projects Manager
Chris Brooks

Public Art and Curation Manager
Kirk Butts

Prize and Competition Manager
Lou Joseph 

Arts Council Program Coordinator 
Devin Shacklett
 

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

Marketing & Communications Director
Lauren Green

Digital Content Associate
Karimah Crum

Communications/Festivals Coordinator
Kyree Jones

Marketing & Communications Manager 
Santiago Nocera

Senior Graphics Designer
Martin Root

Graphic Designer
Tiffany Thompson

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Events and Festivals

Special Events Director
Shelia Goodwin

Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Manager
Samuel Hanson

Special Events Coordinator
Sam Huber

Communications/Festivals Coordinator
Kyree Jones

FILM OFFICE

Director of Baltimore Film Office
Debbie Donaldson Dorsey

Baltimore Film Office, Logistics Associate
Francis Carmen
 

SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT
Corporate & Foundation Support, Individual Giving and Banner Program

Chief Development Officer
Don Nelson

Grants Manager
Sarah Gibbons 

Senior Development Officer – Corporate Sponsorship
Bob Sicard

Banner Program
aapplegarth@promotionandarts.org


VOLUNTEERS

Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator
Ashley Clark